China Madness?

I’ve been going through some old photographs I took in China a few years ago and thought I’d share the picture above. Not because it is a particularly great photograph, although it does remind me a little of the poster for Tarrantino’s Reservoir Dogs taken from the rear rather than the front, but more for…

Panorama’s

A couple of panorama’s produced using Photomerge and some handheld images taken with a compact camera. The first is from Les Contanimes, France. The second is from an evening at the Paralympic games last summer. I’ve used photomerge in the past to produce giga pixel images of works of art under strict lighting and exposure…

Photographing Works of Art

When photographing an artists work of art it is important that the capture is optimized to ensure the integrity of the work whilst maximising the detail of the original. This can only be done by optimising the entire capture process. To optimize the capture system the following criteria needs to be reviewed: Ensure the maximum…

John Bartlett – London Sublime

Had an enjoyable morning, last Friday, photographing John’s installation piece and discussing West Ham United (amongst other things) at his exhibition,”London Sublime” at the Guildhall Art Gallery so I thought I’d put up a few pictures from the opening night. The exhibition finishes this week so if you’re interested you haven’t got long to have…

Lepe Beach, Hampshire.

A few photographs of a sunny Sunday morning stroll along Lepe Beach. The pictures show the remains of the strategic role Lepe played during the Normandy Landings in the second world war. Lepe was a secret manufacturing site for parts of the temporary Mulberry Harbours erected for the invasion and was also used as an…

AHFAP 2012 Quick Review

It was interesting to listen to Alan Newman’s presentation at the Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography conference last week announcing that images of works of art from the National Gallery Washington in the public domain can now be downloaded and used for free for any use in future. He reported that the economic…

AHFAP Membership and Conference 2012

I’ve just organized my membership for the Association of Historical and Fine Art Photography for another year and booked a place at their annual conference taking place at the Dulwich Picture Gallery on 19th November 2012. I’m particularly looking forward to having a chat with Alan Newman from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, regarding…

Hello world!

Welcome to the Colin White Photography and Digital Imaging blog. I hope to keep this blog going as an aid to all those photographers working within, or related to, the cultural heritage sector. I can’t guarantee this will be an extensive blog but will try to put forward information when I can make it available.…